Breezy installer resolution
mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 12 17:01:41 CDT 2005
On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 04:45:27PM -0400, Alvin Thompson wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-09-08 at 13:06 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > No. Vesafb (which is used if you install with vga=whatever) doesn't work
> > on i810 and i815 chipsets, which make up rather more than 0.1% of the
> > install-base.
> then if no current graphics mode works on all computers, perhaps the
> install should not use a graphics mode? i understand that some people
> think that their computer is more powerful/is working harder if a pretty
> picture is on the screen
The installer, as you may have noticed, doesn't display any pretty pictures.
It uses the graphics mode to display non-Latin characters, so that it can
interact with the user in their native language.
More information about the ubuntu-devel